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Firm Foundations Pediatric Therapy grand opening in Summerton


Firm Foundations Pediatric Therapy, LLC, marked a significant milestone with its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 2, receiving a warm welcome from the Summerton community and the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce.

Located at 116 South Main Street, Firm Foundations Pediatric Therapy promises to be a valuable addition to Summerton’s downtown area, offering top-notch pediatric occupational therapy and academic tutoring services.

Owners Jessica Yount and Gretchen Floyd, both experienced occupational therapists with over 35 years of combined expertise, have established Firm Foundations with a deep commitment to serving the needs of children in Summerton and beyond. Their vision is to provide quality care close to home, eliminating the need for families to travel long distances for treatment.

“At Firm Foundations, we have a passion for children and a dedication to providing essential therapy services,” stated the clinic. “Our goal is to offer quality care close to home, eliminating the need for families to travel long distances for treatment.”

The clinic specializes in sensory integration therapy, recognizing the importance of a strong sensory foundation in developing motor skills and academic success. In addition to occupational therapy, Firm Foundations offers speech therapy services on a part-time basis, provided by Melanie Layton, and academic tutoring for elementary-aged children led by April Bryant. Bryant is certified in Orton Gillingham, a multi-sensory approach to learning.

The grand opening festivities drew an enthusiastic crowd of friends and family, reflecting the community’s excitement and anticipation surrounding Firm Foundations’ mission to make a positive impact in Clarendon County.

“We couldn’t be prouder to stand alongside Firm Foundations as they embark on this journey of making a positive impact in Clarendon County,” said the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce. “Firm Foundations isn’t just a business – it’s their promise to our little ones and their families to provide support, encouragement, and a whole lot of love.”

As Firm Foundations Pediatric Therapy sets out on its journey, it does so with the full support and encouragement of the local community. With its dedication to providing quality care and making a difference in the lives of children, Firm Foundations is poised to become a cornerstone of Summerton’s downtown landscape.

Firm Foundations Pediatric Therapy is currently accepting referrals for pediatric therapy services and accepts Medicaid, BCBS, Tricare, and self-pay. For more information, visit their Facebook page or contact the clinic directly at 803-488-0030.